Left image from pinterest.com/source/klimbim2014.files.wordpress.com; right image from Olga’s photostream on flickr showing klimbims colorization of the original image. Also posted to The Belle Époque - 1890 to 1914 Album here.
The vestigial leg-o-mutton sleeves suggest this dates to the latter 1890s when shallow vee waistlines and pouter pigeon bodices were becoming chic.
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Feb 6, 2017, 1:30 PM
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